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Queen's University


WEEK of  27 JANUARY 2012


(Held in HUM 228 unless otherwise noted)

February 2, 2012
Clinical Meeting
February 9, 2012 Priorities & Procedures Meeting 3:00p.m.
February 16, 2012 Departmental Meeting 3:00p.m.
February 23, 2012 Graduate Committee Meeting 3:00p.m.

Congratulations to Lola Cuddy on being made a fellow of the Association for Psychological Science. This distinction recognizes Lola's extensive contributions to the psychological science of music. Lola's work has focused on the perceptual, cognitive and emotional processes involved in music appreciation and understanding.

Congratulations Dianne Flint on accepting the Graduate Assistant position in Political Studies. Dianne has worked diligently to ensure our Graduate Program is top notch, making a positive impact on numerous students since 2007. She has decided to transfer these skills to the Political Studies Department, so please join us on Thursday February 2nd at 3pm in the Craine Lounge for some "coffee and cake" to wish Dianne farewell and best of luck!

There will be a vacancy for the position of Acting Associate Dean (Studies) in the Faculty of Arts and Science from July 1, 2012 to June 30, 2013. Faculty members, staff and students are invited to submit nominations (or self-nominations) of members of faculty within the Faculty of Arts and Science to serve in this position. Nominations should be sent to Dean Alistair MacLean at by Friday, February 3, 2012.

Section of Women & Psychology (SWAP) Feminist Mentoring Award. The purpose of the SWAP Feminist Mentoring Award is to recognize feminist supervisors who have promoted the advancement of their students through exceptional mentoring. Nominations are invited from students and recent graduates who wish to acknowledge a professor who promotes feminist scholarship, teaching, and practice and who has been pivotal to their graduate/post-graduate experience. Submission deadline: April 13, 2012. For details click here.

Soroptimist International of Toronto, a service club of business and professional women, is offering in 2012 a Fellowship of $5,000 to a person who is a resident of Ontario and is enrolled as a full-time student in a post-graduate degree program--Masters or PhD or a post-graduate program leading to a specialized professional degree. Eligible programs must have application to an area related to gerontology. Application deadline is March 31, 2012. For poster click here. For application click here.

Please remember to put cardboard (broken down), cans and bottles in the appropriate bin at the recycling stations which are throughout the buildings. Only regular paper should be put in your office/lab recycle bin.

Book Launch and Free Public Lecture "The Compassion Fatigue Workbook"  February 2, 2012 7:00pm - Upper Canada Academy of Performing Arts 260 Brock Street (at Clergy), Kingston.  Francoise Mathieu, Certified Mental Health Counsellor & Compassion Fatigue Specialist.  For more information, click here.

Psychology distinguished lecture, Friday, February 3, 2012 at 2:30p.m. in Botterell Hall Room B143: Daniel Ansari, University of Western Ontario, Department of Psychology Graduate Program in Neuroscience, The Number Brain: Development, Enculturation And Individual Differences. For abstract click here. 

The Duncan McArthur Lecture Series. The Dean of the Faculty of Education is pleased to invite you to a presentation by Dr. Maureen Lovett: Struggling Readers in a Digital Age, What We Know and What We Can Do, Tuesday, February 7, 2012, 7:00 - 8:30 pm, Auditorium Duncan McArthur Hall. Admission is free and everyone is welcome. For abstract click here.

NeuroXchange Conference - McMaster BioPsych Society. An opportunity for undergraduate students to present and discuss research in the field of neuroscience.  The conference will be held on April 26, 2012 at McMaster University in Hamilton.  Registration opens in February: more information can be found on the official event website here. 

Principles of Uncertainty Conference
. Call for Papers. The students of the Department of Comparative Literature at the City University of New York Graduate Center present the first annual interdisciplinary conference on literary theory to be held Friday, May 4, 2012. The conference is being given in support of the CUNY Graduate Center's proposed certificate for Critical Theory, which is dedicated to the study of literary and critical theory. For details click here.

Seeking Clinical Psychologist for Child and Youth Assessment Clinic. 
A busy private psychology assessment clinic for children and youth is seeking a clinical psychologist (Ph.D. in clinical psychology and registered with the College of Psychologists of BC or eligible for registration).  The position would be ideal for someone who is interested in residing in the Kelowna area.  Please email your cover letter, CV, and contact information for three referees here.  

2012 Summer Job Fair.  Tuesday, January 24th at Grant Hall 10:30am-3:00pm. Explore summer work in a variety of roles and sectors.   For more information, click here.

Brockville Mental Health Centre/ St. Lawrence Valley Correctional and Treatment Center.Temporary Part-time Research Assistant - Student (0.4 FTE) position available in the Forensic Treatment Unit.   For more information click here.

The Department of Psychology at Carleton University invites applications from qualified candidates for a preliminary (tenure-track) appointment in Occupational Health Psychology at the rank of Assistant Professor beginning July 1, 2012. Applications will be considered after February 1, 2012 (deadline extended) or until the position is filled. For details click here.

Tier II Canada Research Chair in Child and Youth Mental Health - The Department of Psychology, in partnership with the Department of Psychiatry and Hotchkiss Brain Institute, at the University of Calgary invites applications for a tenure-track position and Tier II Canada Research Chair in Child and Youth Mental Health. For details click here.

Tenure Track Assistant Professor - Child Clinical Psychology - Ryerson University, Department of Psychology. Applications are invited for a faculty position at the Assistant Professor rank, commencing August 1, 2012, subject to budgetary approval. The appointment is for a tenure-track position in the area of Child Clinical Psychology with a focus on Assessment and Treatment. For details click here.

Mount Allison University, Department of Psychology invites applications for a one-year term position at the rank of Lecturer or Assistant Professor. The anticipated start date for the position is July 1, 2012, subject to budgetary approval. Review of applications will begin February 29, 2012. For details click here.

University of Regina, Department of Psychology invites applications for a tenure-track position, at the rank of Assistant Professor, in development psychology. Anticipated date of commencement is July 1, 2012 or September 1, 2012, depending on the availability of the successful candidate. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. For details click here.


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